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UFC 116: 7 Fights Official for “Lesnar vs. Carwin” on July 3 in Las Vegas

Yoshihiro AkiyamaFollowing the official announcement of “UFC 116: Lesnar vs. Carwin” on Tuesday, the UFC has now confirmed six additional matchups for the July 3 pay-per-view event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Headlined by the return of heavyweight champ Brock Lesnar vs. interim title-holder Shane Carwin, the UFC 116 main card now includes a co-main event between middleweights Wanderlei Silva and Yoshihiro Akiyama as well as a rematch between Kyzysztof Soszynski and Stephan Bonnar.

Four fights were made official for the UFC 116 preliminary card, including Brendan Schaub vs. Chris Tuchscherer, Kendall Grove vs. Goran Reljic, Chris Lytle vs. Matt Brown, and Karlos Vemola vs. Jon Madsen.

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